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WTC Day 1 Video Recap

The 2017 World Trotting Conference kicked off on Monday, August 14, and a video recap of the day’s events is now available for viewing.

Delegates and guests, from harness racing countries around the world, attended a welcome reception at the Delta Prince Edward, which was highlighted by opening remarks from Richard Brown, provincial Government House Leader and MLA for Charlottetown. Standardbred Canada President and CEO Dan Gall thanked Sweden for allowing Canada to host the WTC and WDC during a milestone year – the 250th anniversary of the first horse race in Canada and the nation’s 150th anniversary as a country. For more, click here.

Additionally, the International Trotting Association’s Constitution and Regulation Committee met for the opening meeting of the six-day global conference.

The WTC resumes on Tuesday, August 15, with official opening ceremonies at 9:00 a.m., and committee meetings throughout the day. Discussions will address matters including equine health and integrity, racing and wagering, and marketing and business development. The WTC Symposium will take place on Wednesday, August 16 and Thursday, August 17.

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